On April 29, a panel titled “How Policy and Enforcement Shape Unsheltered Homelessness in Lane County” was held at the University of Oregon’s Knight Law Center beginning at 12:15 p.m. While much […]
On April 3, residents living in their vehicles on Owen Loop, in West Eugene, were forced to leave their homes and possessions in an unprecedented early weekend sweep. Residents at Owen Loop—where […]
City of Eugene Closes Washington Jefferson Park, Displaces Houseless Residents Into Neighborhood Streets
On the evening of Mar. 15, police officers arrived at Washington Jefferson Park and told residents that they would all have to vacate the area by midnight. The demand came after the […]
On Mar. 2, houseless residents at Marion Square Park in Salem woke up to a rainy, wet morning and began to pack their belongings prior to a scheduled 8 a.m. sweep. Double […]
Last week, the Eugene Police Department released a new, almost two-minute-long, promotional video titled “Come serve with us” advertising that they are hiring. This week, Stop The Sweeps Eugene is responding to […]
On Dec. 21, the Eugene community came together at the city’s East Park Blocks for a vigil on National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.
The houseless are our friends, our family members, and our neighbors.
Well, maybe they’d appreciate the gesture. Maybe they’d appreciate some non-threatening human contact.